#55 Alex McCrory
Position: Linebacker
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 235
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Springfield, Ohio
High School: Shawnee

Selected to the Miami Valley Top 22 as a running back but will play linebacker (where he made all-county as a sophomore) at Dartmouth ... all-conference, all-county and all-area running back who set Shawnee records for career yardage and points ... also holds school records for punts and punt yardage ... captained football team, ran track for four years and played basketball for three at Shawnee ... state champion in Punt, Pass and Kick in the 8-9 age group ... finished 13th nationally ... 4x100 relay placed second in the conference and was a regional qualifier.

Full name is Alexander John McCrory ... born on Feb. 1, 1995 ... son of Tony and Phyllis McCrory has one brother and one sister ... father was a fullback at Southwest Minnesota State and grandfather El Collins teed it up on the Senior PGA Tour ... interested in theater ... likely will study government.

“A good-sized guy. A good, physical kid. He’s a guy that in terms of physical development could enter the fray fairly quickly. He’s a quick learner and a tough kid. His personality kind of reminds me of Will McNamara. He’s upbeat and just loves to play.”